James Gunn, director of the upcoming third “Guardians of the Galaxy” film and “The Suicide Squad,” stated that neither film will probably be affected by delays throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
Answering followers’ questions on his Twitter account, Gunn stated that the brand new “Suicide Squad” movie for Warner Bros. and DC Comics is shifting alongside as deliberate for its launch on Aug. 6, 2021.
“Proper now there’s no purpose for ‘The Suicide Squad’ launch date to maneuver. We’re on or forward of schedule. We had been extraordinarily lucky to wrap taking pictures and arrange enhancing from our properties (attributable to a put up manufacturing group and studio with foresight) earlier than quarantine,” Gunn stated.
Then, Gunn gave an analogous replace on “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3,” which doesn’t have a launch date but.
“Proper now the plans with ‘Vol. 3’ are additionally precisely the identical as they had been earlier than coronavirus,” he stated.
The upcoming slate of Marvel Cinematic Universe movies has been shifted attributable to coronavirus shutting down manufacturing all through the movie business. “Black Widow” was pushed from Could to November, making a domino impact of delays for “The Eternals,” “Shang-Chi,” “Physician Unusual 2” and “Thor: Love and Thunder.” “Black Panther 2” and “Captain Marvel 2” are scheduled for the primary half of 2022.
James Gunn was initially fired by Disney from the “Guardians” film over controversial tweets from years in the past, then was re-hired. The back-and-forth pushed again growth on the movie, and Gunn was employed by Warner Bros. to helm “The Suicide Squad” within the meantime. He agreed to shoot “Guardians” after the DC Comics film is finished.
Not a lot is understood about “The Suicide Squad,” aside from it’s a standalone sequel to 2016’s widely-panned “Suicide Squad.” Returning forged members embrace Margot Robbie, Viola Davis and Joel Kinnaman, and the star-studded group of newcomers embrace Idris Elba, John Cena, Taika Waititi and Nathan Fillion.
Gunn stated he and the movie’s editors are efficiently working from residence, however the first photos or a trailer for “The Suicide Squad” are nonetheless not fairly carried out.